Flat Stanley Aventure Story

A short time ago I posted about creating Choose Your Own Adventure stories using Google Slides, you can view that here. It is such a simple project, but one that is so engaging and fun for students. After introducing this to some of my colleagues, one teacher asked if we could do the same style […]

The ABC’s of Anything – Handy book template for any classroom

I was recently working with a class that was making ABC books, and decided to try and pimp out a Google Slide deck for the job. I’m really happy with the results, particularly the hyperlinked letters around the edge so you can jump to any letter, and the design overall. Uses for this slide deck […]

Making the ultimate WANTED poster using Google Slides.

Recently as part of a social studies unit we had class I was asked to help create “Wanted” posters. Given our students have used Googles Slides for many projects this year we decided to create the posters using this tool. As a point of difference we used a custom slide size so that we could […]

Create a Simple Digital Portfolio using this Google Slides Template

Student led conference can be a stressful time trying to get student work together in one place, providing a structure for presenting the work as well as making it look reasonable. That’s why I set up this very simple Google Slides template. These are the main advantages that I see for using a system like […]

Publishing Books Using Google Slides

There are many ways to publish digitally, and recently I have been looking for a method that uses common tools students are familiar with, is easy to embed in a blog, and looks great. The solution that I settled on… Google Slides There’s nothing too revolutionary about using slides to publish books, however it is […]

Adding multiple events to Google Calendar using a spreadsheet

Adding individual events to a Google Calendar can be annoying and time consuming. But there’s a super easy way! Using a simple spreadsheet in the form of a CSV file you can upload as many events at one time into any of the calendars that you manage.  There is one big warning! Be careful when […]

The Awesome Fast Report Starter Spreadsheet!

It’s that time of year again when teachers need to write reports. When I was in the classroom I always had trouble getting started, so I created the “Awesome Fast Report Starter Spreadsheet” Click here to get a copy of the “Awesome Fast Report Starter Spreadsheet” It uses just a few basic functions to compile […]